Mathew Oldham

Mathew Oldham

The Health And Safety Competent Person

The competent Person
A competent person in health and safety is an individual with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience to assist employers in maintaining a safe workplace. Key responsibilities include: Risk Assessment: Identifying and evaluating workplace hazards. Advising: Providing guidance on health and safety regulations and best practices. Training: Educating employees on safety procedures and compliance. Monitoring: Ensuring that safety measures are implemented and maintained. Incident Investigation: Analyzing accidents and incidents to prevent recurrence. The competent person supports employers in fulfilling their legal health and safety obligations, promoting a culture of safety within the organisation.

What Does RIDDOR Stand For?

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RIDDOR stands for the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations. RIDDOR places duties on employers, self-employed people, and people in control of work premises. Let’s take a look at those duties and what they mean for your business.…

Are Risk Assessments A Legal Requirement?

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Risk assessments are a legal requirement at work. Risk assessment is so critical it has its section under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations. In this blog post, we look at risk assessment laws and regulations. Are…